Noise Laboratory Leader
R&D
Full Time
Cerreto D'Esi, Italy
2019-12-22

Make ideas come to life. Globally.

ELECTROLUX FOOD PREPARATION R&D EUROPE PRESENTS

Make ideas come to life. Globally.

For us going to work everyday has an even greater purpose than putting the latest product or technology on the market. It’s about improving the everyday lives of millions. By staying humble and open for new ideas – we can push the boundaries for cooking, cleaning and wellbeing at home. But to keep doing so, we need more people who want to innovate and re-imagine what life at home can be.

Noise Laboratory Leader – Cerreto D’Esi, Italy

As Noise Lab Leader, you will develop the Sound strategy and road map for cooking products, assuring coordination of European and Global Noise facilities and activities to continuously improve specifications and sound quality and experience of products.

You will
• Develop and maintain technology radar and roadmap.
• Drive and coordinate Electrolux Food Preparation appliances acoustic experience strategy.
• Ensure continuous improvement in testing methodologies, practices and processes.
• Drive development of Noise Specifications, test procedures and design guideline
• Build and maintain internal and external networks (e.g. vendors, suppliers, standardization bodies, institutes, universities etc.).
• Manage team and resources to deliver fast, accurate, reliable and affordable technical solutions.
• Manage department project portfolio and budget.
• Do periodic communication of achievements in meetings, workshops, events, etc.
• Work and collaborate in an international environment with multiple global and regional product teams, competence centers and experts.
• Team and talent growth.
• Ensure the planning of laboratory activities according to timing, target and quality results
• Drive feasibility studies
• Follow up and evaluate technical trends
• Responsible of machine noise performance and the definition of related parametersof the different products, modules and components
• Be actively part of Product development together with R&D partners and stakeholders
• Ensure planning and participation of lab resources to projects
• Create continues collaboration with Global Connectivity & Technology organization
• Generate improvement and innovation proposals
• Ensure proper development, maintenance and calibration of testing equipment and compliance with work environment and safety regulations
•Ensure alignment on test methodologies across the different regions

YOU
Innovative, flexible and open minded.
Sellf-driven, methodical and action/result oriented.
Time driven, good coordination and communication, proactivity, product passion.
Ability to work in an international / multicultural environment.
Respect of culture diversities and ability to tailor the communication on the people.
Willingness to travel

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
• MSc in Mechanical engineering, Physics. PhD is an appreciated plus.
• Solid technical background in acoustics & vibration.
• Demonstrated experience in managing a team of technical experts in a R&D environment.
• Soft skills in collaboration, leadership and team building.
• Experience with project and project portfolio management.
• Fluent English.
•Practical problem solving
•Good communication skills
• Testing methodologies (DOE, statistical methodologies…)
• Processes – PCP, IPDP, EC
• Project and resources planning
•Willing to travel


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We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as candidates will be interviewed continuously. The position may be filled prior to the date described as 'Apply by'